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    "Beer, Beer, Glorious Beer"

    Sidney H. Sime. SIGNED. Original Ink Wash on Paper. "I Say! I only know 'All in a Row' and - 'Beer, beer, Glorious Beer.'" Two men with harps in the after-life; one sweating while complaining that all he knows are drinking songs. Originally appeared in the Pick-Me-Up magazine (February 8, 1896). Sime was a regular contributor to the magazine from 1895 to 1900. Neat holograph ink title on lower margin of matte. Signed: "S. H. Sime" in the lower right corner of the art. Approximately 11 x 17.75 inches, in matted frame 20 x 25 inches. Frame with small scuffs, scratches, and chips. Artwork in wonderful condition. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.
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    Paper bookseller label on verso with holograph note: "An after-life cartoon for 'Pick-Me-Up" 1896. Reproduced in Sidney Sime by Heneage and Ford, Thames and Hudson, 1980 and in From an Ultimate Dun Thule by George Locke, 1973."

    "Two of the best heads that he ever drew." - Heneage and Ford, Sidney Sime: Master of the Mysterious. 1980. Page 11.



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    November, 2015
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
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